Because several readers come up with their computer reacting slowly, I am posting a summary checklist of basic steps you can take to solve the Active X Javaissue, and briefly discussing the three most common causes : malware, uncontrolled applications, and insufficient care.
Perhaps the most important factor to a badly performing computer is malware. Often this is related to downloading a software that contains spyware, by not having browser security settings high enough, by carelessly downloading P2P files, or by declining to install security patches regularly.
Step 1. Revise the explanations of your anti-virus and operate a complete scan of your hard drive in Safe Mode. Solve any unfixable issues. Notice that some infections require extra steps before they could be removed; typically a web search will locate specific instructions or a particular removal tool. If you cannot find a answer, use the BC forums to obtain support.
Step Two. If the sluggishness is abrupt, and you’ve recently saved an application, the issue might dwell there. Check this by entirely eliminating it. A wise user will generally perform a internet search about the program before getting because in most instances, any potential problem with malware or inferior performance will have surfaced.
Stage three. Adware and Spyware can dramatically effect your personal computer’s performance, and these are throughout the World wide web.
Seasoned users will routinely run several of the applications, because each company has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will simply search against their own established. (A set of quite great, free anti-spyware applications is given by BC). Again, solve any open issues before proceeding to the next phase.
Stage 4. Evaluation programs that self-launch on startup. You computer can be a arena for your interest. Many programs, for instance, install a quick-launch feature that allows them to be exposed fast; other programs will contain an automated update feature that requires them to be working in the background. Your launching Windows are slowed down by each of these and each requires a little bit of assets while your computer is running.
The easiest approach to review and than to manage start ups will be to-use one of many little resources available (see the BC list of free apps). If, like, you have Spybot Search and Destroy, you may use its startup tool that lists startups and enables you to show off any you do not need. In case you are unsure about what can be safely deleted, remember that Bc maintains a very comprehensive Startup Database that includes information about whether the inquired item is needed, discretionary, or not needed.
At the same time, remember that all those symbols on your Background also take a modest amount of boot time to place themselves.
Lack of Upkeep
Step 5. Delete unused applications and move old files into a CD. Unplayed games, tons of family pictures, zipped files which you have opened, applications you have not found in two years, software for that old printer you put away last year—these are some examples of files you can delete.
(Note for advanced level users: some professionals would contain the additional upkeep step of cleaning up the Windows registry, and you’ll find plenty of applications to assist do this. For the most part, registry maintenance will not make a vital difference, and unless you are quite comfy with Windows, and carefully make copies of the registry, you can do significant damage by making registry changes, so this measure isn’t contained
Action 6. Run scandisk / checkdisk in Safe Mode. Have it fix Active X Java.
Action 7. Defragment your computer. Windows tends to set new files in any available open space; defragging will set associated sections of files closer together therefore your read arm has less going around the hdd to do, saving wear-and tear while boosting up applications.
Hopefully, since you have have ended, you’ll find a noticeable improvement in computer functionality.